I am sorry to report that Irene’s apartment burned down this past weekend. Fortunately,Irene made it out safely;her cats,however,were not as fortunate. Star died in the accident and Sergeant Johnson escaped,but is recovering from burns. Other than her coveted laptop (which she managed to escape with),Irene has lost most of her belongings and is now homeless and couch-surfing for a short time. (You can view Flickr photos of the site here.) Her friends are putting together living plans and item donations to help her out in this sad time.
Fortunately,you can help as well! Irene needs support and would love to hear from you. (She is indeed receiving email.) If you have enjoyed her work and her tireless personality,please support her in her hour of need.
We’ll share more news as it becomes available. Thanks for your support,both past and present,and stay tuned for the eventual triumphant return of N1L.